Bethany Hegedus is an award-winning author of picture books and middle-grade novels, including Grandfather Gandhi and Alabama Spitfire: The Story of Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird and the recently released Rise: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou and Hard Work But It’s Worth It: The Life of Jimmy Carter. A former educator, she teaches widely and mentors writers of all ages. Hegedus is owner and creative director of the Writing Barn, a writing workshop and retreat center, with online and local programming. She lives with her family in Austin.
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